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GoPro Hero3

from  $265.99+

    GoPro Hero3

    from  $265.99+
    from  $265.99+
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    84 Engadget Score
    There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
    84

    There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

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    The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

    Engadget Review

    GoPro's Hero3 Black Edition is the most capable action camera available today. It gives users higher resolution and higher frame rate options than the competition, but its battery life leaves much to be desired.

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    Pros
    • High-quality, high-resolution video
    • Small size
    • Outstanding build quality
    Cons
    • Short battery life
    • 4K video hamstrung by low frame rate

    Reviews

    85
     
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    Critic Reviews 11
    84
     
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    User Reviews 11
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    Specs

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    Form factor
    Sports mount
    Media type
    Memory card

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    84 Engadget Score
    There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.
    84

    There's a lot to like about this in spite of a few flaws.

    How we score

    The Engadget Score is a unique ranking of products based on extensive independent research and analysis by our expert editorial and research teams. The Global Score is arrived at only after curating hundreds, sometimes thousands of weighted data points (such as critic and user reviews).

    Scores

    Engadget

    84
     

    User Reviews

    100
    rickschwar
    I bought the old GoPro and it was nice, but this blows it away. The only negative...read more
    60
    tcamilli99
    I initially loved the camera despite poor battery life (which can be managed...read more
    100
    tilarium
    A gadget unicorn - Engadget
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